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Manual IP Routes Getting Disabled (by Network Manager?)

I have a situation with a Debian Jessie server where I am manually creating an IP route, and after the first time I use it, it stops working. On my network, I have 192.168.2.0/24 and 192.168.1.0/24 ...
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Find path to cURL?

My phpinfo(); shows cURL is installed on the server but when I use the command /usr/bin/curl it returns /bin/sh: 1: /usr/bin/curl: not found. Now when I type which curl, it doesn't return anything. ...
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Does ttycast work without a gui?

I'm trying to run ttycast. In their README.md, they tell you to "Then, open a new terminal of the same size and run this command" or to "Then, spawn a new 80x25 terminal window and start recording." ...
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Apt says packages have been kept back, what to do? Solutions from other questions don’t work for me

I have the same problem as @Jarle Hammen Knudsen from this question, but the solutions that worked for them somehow don’t work for me. I originally posted this there, but it got deleted because it "...
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Where is JAVA_HOME expanded to JAVA_HOME/jre?

We have a Tomcat 8 running on Debian 8/jessie. When starting the tomcat using service tomcat8 start we can see INFO: Java Home: /usr/lib/jvm/java-7-openjdk-amd64/jre In /etc/default/tomcat8 we ...
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How to install Vim 8 in Debian 8?

Debian 8 (Jessie) has vim 7 in repositories. I would like to have vim 8 instead (or alongside). Is it possible to get vim 8 on Debian 8 without having to compile it from source, by just installing it ...
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How to use PCI Express serial card under Debian Jessie, on ARMv71?

I'm running Debian Jessie on my Hummingboard, an iMX6-based ARM SBC. root@torpedo:~# uname -a Linux torpedo 4.11.4-cubox #2 SMP Tue Jun 13 14:51:52 CEST 2017 armv7l GNU/Linux It's got a mini PCI ...
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“Grouping” systemd start requests

I have a series of units essentially identical to the ones in this answer: https://superuser.com/a/1276457/87585 My problem is that the .path unit gets activated many times in quick succession due to ...
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certbot-auto ImportError: No module named _ssl

Running certbot-auto gives this output: Error: couldn't get currently installed version for ... File "/opt/eff.org/certbot/venv/local/lib/python2.7/site-packages/cryptography/hazmat/bindings/...
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is it possible to install a .ova file which contains an operating system?

have an .ova file wich i use in my virtual machine, but i want to install it on my computer as an "independant" OS and not within a virtual machine. Is that possible ? PS: the ova file already ...
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Debian Jessie, DHClient run string?

Using Debian Jessie (on a Seagate Dockstar), it has DHclient for it's dhcp client. The damn thing is being started with: dhclient -v -pf /run/dhclient.eth1.pid -lf /var/lib/dhcp/dhclient.eth1....
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Debian Jessie 8.9 Compiling Error for Cryptocoin Wallets “error: ‘::SSLv3_server_method’ has not been declared”

OS: Debian 8.9 Wallet: mooncoin-0.10.5-tokenblock All dependencies installed: libssl, libdb4.8, libboost, miniupnpc, qt4, protobuf, libqrencode Installation instructions: /mooncoin-0.10.5-...
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lpr says “unknown printer” but lpstat shows printer correctly

I'm configuring a USB printer in Debian 8.9 and am running into issues. I have configured the printer using the CUPS web interface and named it "elise". I have run lpstat which shows : $ lpstat -p -...
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Debian Jessie - extend root partition

I have Debian Jessie 64bit and Windows 10 alongside and i want to increase root partition (in my configuration called sda5) size. I installed gparted in version 0.19, but he doesn't allow me to change ...
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unset HISTFILE cannot disable root's .bash_history

In order to make the behavior system wide, I put unset HISTFILE in /etc/profile. Normal users no longer have .bash_history but root still does. Anyone can tell me what I am doing wrong here? Or what ...
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How to purge emacs from LMDE 2

I do not know if it's related only to LMDE 2 or debian jessie in general, but I just saw I had emacs installed so I wanted to remove it, and if I do: sudo apt purge emacs24 I get: The following ...
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VMWare warns about consolidation after cancelling snapshot creation

I'm using VMWare vSphere client on Windows 10 to connect to my company DC (OVH). I wanted to create a snapshot of a VM (Debian) before updating the packages. So I tried to create a snapshot of a ...
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Not able to install any apps with command apt-get install

I have recently installed Debian 8 (Jessie) and when I try to install an app, the message: A media change is required. Please insert the disc labeled 'Debian GNU/Linux 8.7.1_Jessie_-Official amd64 ...
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Picking default audio output devices Debain Jessie (Alsa)

I'm having audio issues with Debian for many months. The main problem is that i can't hear audio from the browser, but if i use VLC and i select the output device in the settings i can hear sounds. I ...
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Trouble with netcat over UDP

While troubleshooting the problem described here, I tried something really basic: I tried setting up a very basic netcat connection over UDP, and I noticed it's not working as I expect. As with the ...
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Running an Executable as a Service Under Debian 8

Here are the version details of the Debian machine I'm using: root@my-host-name:~# cat /etc/debian_version 8.9 root@my-host-name:~# uname -a Linux my-host-name 3.16.0-4-amd64 #1 SMP Debian 3.16.43-2+...
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how to join root and home partitions on debian jessie

I installed Debian Jessie partitioning the system like this: The " / " partition (sdc1) is getting full, cause of an error on mine on planning its capacity without keeping in mind the system growth (...
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Debian: udevadm info does not return ID_FS_TYPE for DVD-media

On Debian Jessie (openmediavault) the following command: udevadm info -q env -n /dev/sr0 Does not return ID_FS_TYPE for a movie-dvd. The packages libdvdcss2 and libdvdread4 are installed. Update: ...
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Can't setup WiFi in Debian after reinstalling system despite following all the instructions given on Debian's website and associated manuals

WiFi isn't working on Debian 8.7.1 on my HP laptop, with KDE. Posting this from mobile, hence, lack of formatting. The plasma -nm applet is showing it just isn't displaying my WiFi network under any ...
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Laptop APM level gets reset when coming out of Suspend

While investigating why my hard drive load cycle count was increasing, I observed my APM level gets reset each time I come out of Suspend on my Debian Jessie laptop running MATE: $ sudo smartctl --...
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VGA to HDMI Adapter unsupported signal, check device output

It's been pretty tough trying to get the following setup to work: 1) Dell PowerEdge R710 (Video Card MGA G200eW WPCM450) 2) Sony Bravia 40" as Monitor 3) VGA to HDMI converter 3) Ubuntu Xenial Or ...
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Installing Debian over Ubuntu with encrypted /home partition

I am using Ubuntu 12.10 which I have setup with a separate encrypted /home partition. Now I want to install Debian 8 without formatting and/or deleting my /home partition. How do I do this? Prior to ...
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Unable to locate hosts by hostname in mixed Linux and Windows LAN

I have a LAN with Windows 7 and Debian 8 hosts. The stations get IPs via the router/switch DHCP. Everything goes fine if trying to connect or ping by their IP addresses, as it should be. The problem ...
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Setting up RS485 serial ports

I try to get an RS485 PCI card working on a computer having Debian Jessie installed (using systemd). I adapted the kernel using a patch provided by the card manufacturer. This seems to work as the ...
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What is the effect of “chown nobody:nogroup”?

What is the effect of chown nobody:nogroup on a single file or directory and what is the effect on files within a directory?
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Debian Network Configuration

I have a Debian VPS on which I am trying to open some ports like 80, 443, etc. and here's what I've done: Creating a test iptables file: editor /etc/iptables.test.rules which has some basic rules: ...
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Windows 7 shows (barely) HDD but Debian 8 does not

I have a 2.5" 320gb Seagate hdd that was given to me because it's "broken". I need this drive to work muchly. In Windows 7, connected via external "pluggable" brand HDD dock, the drive shows up as ...
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I have Debian on Virtualbox. How can I install in on my pc for real?

I have Debian installed on Virtual Box (win 10) with all the packages i need. How can I make an installable file so I can install it (using a flash memory) beside win 10?
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Sound buttons don't work

I install Debian 8 Jessie minimum on my Dell laptop with LXQT. I try to set actions on my sound buttons, but actions don't work... I edit ~/.config/openbox/lxqt-rc.xml for both user and root with the ...
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No access when using putty ssh between windows 7 and cubietruck embedded board with debian 8.7

I have a windows 7 laptop and cubietruck board with Mainline 4.9.7 Debian Jessie (based on debian 8.7) and I need to achieve an ssh connection between them via a wireless router.On cubietruck I have ...
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How to get into CLI Mode of CentOS7 Virtual Machine?

I'm using Debian Jessie with GUI as host OS on my machine. I installed VirtualBox 5.18 along with its extension file. I created a CentOS 7 Server with GUI Virtual Machine. Whenever I press CTRL+ALT+F1~...
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Network Speed on Linux NAS underperforming, how to debug (it's not the cables)

before posting this I read many threads/pages/blogs about networks speeds underperforming the specs. So I bought new CAT6 UTP cables and tested between every device on my network. I now get ...
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Keyboard layout seems wrong only in certain windows

It seems like any textboxes in lxqt windows is using the wrong characters when typing them. For example the desktop preferences window, trying to type in a new background image file name the keyboard ...
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Debian(jessie) : Permission Denied

I have a NTFS partition and I installed Debian(Jessie) I added myself to the sudoer file but I can't perform any operation in NTFS partition. Please suggest me something I installed this debian third ...
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fwsnort won't apply rules in iptables

I'm using Debian 8, and I want to update fwsnort rules through this command: fwsnort --update-rules Though after downloading 9.4 MB of rules in '/etc/fwsnort/snort_rules/emerging-all.rules' file, it ...
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“Unable to locate package sudo” when i try to install sudo on new Debian

i installed a new Debian on a small VPS and now when i try to install sudo i just get this message. I also tried to add FTP-Server into the list and i still get that error. root@srv45758:~# vi /etc/...
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Satisfying dependency errors whilst building Debian Jessie live CD with simple-cdd

I am trying to build a Debian install CD with simple-cdd, which is recommended as the easiest way to create a custom installer. The CD will have a few extra packages and a preseed file. Before ...
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How to install openvpn client in Debian?

I've gone through many tutorials, wiki pages youtube videos about installing. They all are showing how to install openvpn server and use the same with client. I was using the config files from tcpvpn....
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festival text to speech unable to add CMU US BDL ARCTIC 0.95 voice

I am trying to install the CMU US BDL ARCTIC 0.95 voice for use with festival. I am on debian 8 and have festival version 2.1 Here is what I have done: cd /usr/share/festival/voices/english/ sudo ...
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start rtorrent at reboot

How do I get rtorrent to start after reboot? I tried to run systemctl reenable rtorrent and reboot the machine but there are no rtorrent process running. I can start it using the following screen ...
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Issues with Xen and Routed networking

I have spent the last Severn days trying to get this working but guides out there are either vague or outdated at the bottom of this post I have added links to some of the guides I tried to follow. I ...
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Wrong Ethernet Port Settup at Debian Jessie

I have installed MX-Linux Debian based distro which is pretty much pure "debianoid". While installing KDE-plasma 5.x I got to update "testing" repo and everything worked nice and swell. Maybe it is ...
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Apache2 + fcgid + virtualmin - Slow website

I have 2 webservers running with Virtualmin, webmin. My problem is I have moved a website from one server to another with Virtualmin's backup restore feature. After 1-2 days the moved website as I ...
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PHP FPM / Nginx on Debian Jessie: error 500 and no logs

I am trying to update my system to PHP7-FPM and nginx, have done all the steps required to have this setup working according to what I found on the web (mostly https://ungeek.be/2016/08/php7-fpm-nginx-...
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Right click menu does not display in Firefox

I'm running Firefox 51.0 (64-bit) on Debian GNU/Linux 8.7 (jessie). The right click menu does not display when I right-click the page. This was happening before, stopped after I did an apt-get ...